Your content driven static site generator.

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Your content driven static site generator.

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Cecil is a CLI application that merges plain text files (written in Markdown), images and Twig templates to generate a static website.

Cecil CLI demo


  • No server, no database, no dependency: performance and security
  • Content is stored in flat files, written in Markdown with YAML front matter
  • Powered by Twig, a flexible template engine, with theme support
  • Paginaton, taxonomies, redirections (and more !) are generated automatically


curl -LO https://cecil.app/cecil.phar
mv cecil.phar /usr/local/bin/cecil
chmod +x /usr/local/bin/cecil

PHP 7.1+ is required.


  • Get help: cecil help
  • Create new website: cecil new:site
  • Build and serve it: cecil serve

Quick Start

Read the Quick Start documentation page.

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Cecil is a free software distributed under the terms of the MIT license.

Cecil © Arnaud Ligny
Logo © Cécile Ricordeau